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May 20, 2016
Energy Department Intends to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing.”

May 19, 2016
Webinar May 26: Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Small Unmanned Airvehicles

The Energy Department's Fuel Cell Technologies Office, in collaboration with the Naval Research Laboratory, will present a unique, live webinar titled "Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Small Unmanned Airvehicles" on Thursday, May 26, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

May 19, 2016
DOE Summit on Improving the Economics of America’s Nuclear Power Plants

The Energy Department convened a summit on Improving the Economics of America’s Nuclear Power Plants. Secretary Moniz, Members of Congress, stakeholders, and experts discussed potential solutions to address the unique challenges facing the nuclear industry in the United States, including early plant retirements.

May 18, 2016
New Study Examines Progress toward SunShot Initiative Goals, Identifies Emerging Solar Energy R&D Opportunities for 2020 and Beyond

Energy Department releases the On the Path to SunShot reports, a series of eight research papers examining the state of the U.S. solar energy industry and the progress made to date toward the SunShot Initiative’s goal to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of electricity by 2020.

May 17, 2016
Energy Department Launches Five New Solar Ready Vets Training Locations, Announces $10 Million for National Solar Training Programs

Energy Department announces five additional military bases will join Solar Ready Vets, a solar jobs training program that prepares service members for careers in the solar industry when they leave active duty, and awards $10 million to 10 new projects through its Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) funding program, which was created to help meet the solar industry’s growing demand for well-qualified, highly skilled installers and other industry-related professionals.

May 17, 2016
Three SBIR-STTR Proposals Selected for Award for SSL Products

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Offices of Science and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy have selected for award three Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposals targeting advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) products and components:

May 16, 2016
DOE Announces $10 Million for Innovative Bioenergy Research and Development

The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $10 million in funding for six projects representing innovative technologies and solutions to advance bioenergy development.

May 16, 2016
Energy Department Invests Nearly $2 Million in Small Business-Led Building Technology Projects

The Department of Energy recently announced nearly $2 million for 13 new building technology projects led by small businesses with a strong potential for commercialization and job creation.

May 16, 2016
New Job Opening in Water Power Program

The Wind and Water Power Technologies Office is seeking applicants for a new Systems Engineer position available within the office. See below for more information.

Job Title: General Engineer

Organization: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Location: Washington, D.C.

May 16, 2016
DOE Awards Task Order to Northern New Mexico Small Business to Develop Documented Safety Analysis and Technical Safety Requirements Procedures

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a Task Order to Sigma Science Inc. (SSI), a Northern New Mexico Small Business, to develop the Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR) procedures for Technical Area (TA) – 54 Area G at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The Task Order is for a period of two years and has an associated not-to-exceed value of just over $3.1 million.